pork Archive

Sausage Balls

Sausage Balls have become part of our Christmas tradition. This Sausage Ball recipe is one that my Grandfather started making back before I was even born! An in law of ours brought this recipe to our family. My Granddad loved it, but tweaked it a bit through the years. We made them every Christmas. I’ve …

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Crockpot Honey Garlic Lil’ Smokies

Y’all, as you may have noticed I have been in such a cooking slump lately. I just have no excitement or desire to cook and it seems that when I do get in the kitchen, nothing turns out the way I imagined it would. Anyone else feel my pain here? However, I do have a …

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Low Fat Garlic Honey Marinade Recipe

This marinade is great for pork tenderloin, pork chops, chicken, or shrimp. Can’t wait to try it with shrimp! It is so easy just whip up the Low Fat Garlic Honey Marinade the night before and grill the next day. Servings: 1 cup (for 2 lbs. of meat) Prep Time: 5 minutes + marinade time …

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Lasagna

Lasagna has been one of those dishes that I have struggled with and finally quit trying. Drew gave me a cookbook for Christmas called Gooseberry Patch 5 Ingredient Family Favorites and it has the recipe in there, so I decided to give it a try again. I did have to improvise, because I didn’t have …

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Chorizo Empanadas

Happy National Empanada Day! Celebrate by trying these easy Chorizo Empanadas. Servings: 6 Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 lb. ground beef 1/2 lb. Chorizo 1 onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1 can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes with mild green chiles, well drained 1 box refrigerated pie …

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Ravioli Soup

I’ve tried my hand at Ravioli soup and finally after the 3rd try I think I nailed it! This is so easy. Done in less than 30 minutes as long as you don’t have to thaw the meat. A true crowd pleaser. Servings: 6 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 tbs. …

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Chili Citrus Spice Marinade

This recipe is called Chili Citrus Spice Maridinade that would be great with pork or chicken. You could do like I did and cook it in the oven or even better yet you could cook it on the grill. Servings: 1/2 cup Prep Time: 10 minutes + marinade time Cooking Time: depends on the size …

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Sausage, Shrimp, And Spinach Bowl

While in Atlanta a few weeks ago, Rob and I enjoyed a meal at Steamhouse Lounge. We got the Sausage, Shrimp, And Spinach dip, that was absolutely killer! That dip inspired this meal. After my initial time making it, I plan to tweak it, which I’ve noted in the directions below. Servings: 4 Prep Time: …

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Sweet & Sour Pork

Although, I’m not a huge fan of sweet and sour entrés at Chinese restaurants usually, this one caught my attention while I was looking for new recipes the other day. I wanted to give it a try, because it’s very different from my normal meals. I’m not always a fan of pre-made sauces, but I …

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Tangy Pork Tenderloin Marinade

I love this recipe. It’s great actually for all types of pork, not just tenderloin. I love that is good whether its cooked in the oven or on the grill. Servings: 4-6 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: depends on the type of meat Ingredients: 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup ketchup 2 tbs …

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Stuffed Pasta Shells

This recipe for Stuffed Pasta Shells is on of my absolute favorites. It does require more prep time than I prefer, but I usually make at least 2 batches and free one. Who doesn’t love freeze ahead meals? 2 bangs for your buck! Servings: 8 Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients 1 …

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